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Betty Lou (Gardner) Kendrick

July 15, 1944 ~ January 14, 2018 (age 73)

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Betty L. Kendrick, 73, of 11689 Wabash Road, Rockford, Ohio, died 11:00 A.M. Sunday, January 14, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in Saint Marys.

She was born July 15, 1944, in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Ernest and Ruby (Marshall) Gardner.

She married Thomas Kendrick on January 5, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on December 19, 2010.

She is survived by her children:  Thomas Kendrick, Jr. of Rockford; Kim (Travis) Auer of Saint Marys; by two grandchildren:  Brandon (Taylor) Auer and Joshua Auer. She is also survived by a great-grandson, Owen Rengers.

She was preceded in death by her mother, who died March 3, 2017; by her father; by her step-father, Woodrow “Bud” Cameron; by her step-brother, Jim Gardner.

She was a  graduate of Wilbur Wright High School in Dayton. She had worked at Huffy Manufacturing in Celina and Fowler’s TV in Saint Marys. She enjoyed camping, putting puzzles together, arranging flowers and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved her dog, Chewie.

Funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Pastor Bob Sweeney, officiant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys.

Friends may call from 5-8 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Kendrick’s family via


 Service Information

January 18, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Rites
January 19, 2018

11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

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